Abidjan (Ivory Coast) – the first stage of the 9th edition of the Festival of the urban music of Anoumabo (FEMUA) has kept all its promises in the night from Friday to Saturday, with the selection of comedians and singers artists to Anoumabo, village of the commune of Marcory (South of Abidjan) for more than 7 hours of clocks, noted APA in the Ivorian economic capital.
The current star of the Zouglou, Yabongo Lova closed the doors of this large first stage of this festival initiated by the Group Magic System in his stronghold of Anoumabo, with central theme « youth and development ».
For more than an hour, he held spellbound the live audience to the sounds of his repertoire with a bonus messages of exhortations to work in respect of youth and especially not to lose hope. During his tenure, the new darling of the Zouglou (Ivorian claims pace originally born in the University residences) thanked his predecessors, A’ A’salfo and friends of Magic System for the initiative of the Festival of the urban music of Anoumabo) FEMUA).
Before him, Boni Gnahoré, defector from the company Ki Yi me bock, old Farka Touré with his guitar, Abu Nidal, one of the forerunners of the « Cup-shifted » (Ivorian urban concept created by youth in the diaspora), the legendary Jamaican, Ijahman Levi, Toofan (Togo) have communed with the many spectators who took over the place reserved for the show.
One of the innovations of the FEMUA 9 is its openness to the comedians. Adama Dahico, Magnific, Don have provided between the different sections of the headliners of this evening of the 9th edition of the FEMUA presented by animator who made the beautiful days of Ivorian television, with the cult of holiday show «» variotoscope’, Serges Fattoh Ellingand.
Opened last Tuesday in the presence of the sponsor, the former head of State, Henri Konan Bedie, d Anoumabo (FEMUA) Urban Music Festival continues with the second stage this Saturday night. Papa Wemba, Charlotte Dipenda, Kerry James, John Kiffy attraction will be. The closing concert is planned Sunday in Korhogo (633 km north of Abidjan).
Cultural and sporting event the FEMUA also has a charitable and social dimension. Since its inception in 2008 by the Group Magic System, Festival allowed the construction of primary and nursery schools (Marcory – Anoumabo and Bangolo), financial and material donations to various organizations such as hospitals or orphanages in side ivory.